Parents Oppose New Power Lines

8 years 2 weeks 4 days ago Tuesday, November 23 2010 Nov 23, 2010 Tuesday, November 23, 2010 5:46:39 PM CST November 23, 2010 in News
COLUMBIA - The Rock Bridge Elementary PTA issued a statement Tuesday documenting its opposition to proposed power lines near school property. The City of Columbia has proposed several plans to add more power lines, including near Rock Bridge Elementary. The PTA said it does not want power lines at all, but if the city must continue with the plans, the lines should be buried. Parents are concerned about potential health risks that the power lines might have.

Parents also want the city to look for new ways to fund the lines, instead of using taxpayer money to pay for the installation.

The city is asking for comments and concerns from the public, and will take them all into consideration when making final plans.

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